Top 5 Distance MBA Universities in India

Management education sector is the booming sector in India as it provides wide scope of Job opportunities to the skilled graduates. In view to this majority of students opt for learning MBA programs in India. Even there are many colleges offering professional PG course through regular and distance basis with same quality. Distance education has been popular these days as that provide chance of learning the course from a distance where the student and the teacher resides in different locations with the same rigor and quality as the courses offered in the classroom. It stands as a best opportunity for the professionals who wish to gain education and learning at the same time.

Following are the list of colleges for Best Distance Learning MBA in India that offer good quality management education for the students.

Top 5 Distance MBA Colleges In India

5. Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning:


SCDL is one of the largest autonomous distance learning center that offer wide range of courses for the students  with best quality education. It offers admissions by purchasing and registering the prospectus at the SCDL campus. It features virtual class room facility with the best faculty to clear the doubts to the students by online chat interaction. It also provide printed study materials for self learning, e-learning, pre recorded DVD lectures to the students. Online and on demand examinations are conducted across India and abroad to provide convenience to the students. It also features a dedicated call center in order to give response to the students at any time. Symbiosis has been ranked 1st amongst the top Distance Learning Institutes for student learning experience by Careers 360 Rating in 2012.

Eligibility: Graduation in any stream.
Course duration: 2 years
Address: Symbiosis Bhavan,1065 B, Gokhale Cross Road, Model Colony, Pune – 411016, Maharashtra,India.
Contact number: +91-20-66211000

4. Sikkim Manipal University:


It is one of the top university in south India that offers wide range of education courses to the students in regular as well as distance basis for some courses.It offer distance MBA in wide range of electives that include marketing, banking, information systems, retail operations, project, total quality management, HR, Finance and international management. It holds 4 semesters in all branches with different subjects. In order to get entrance in the university one must qualify in the AIMS test for management admissions that is conducted every year by the university. It provides the course materials to the students for self study and even offers case study contest and academic mentor chat that helps to clarify the doubts of the students.

Eligibility: 3 Year Graduation from a recognized University and student must qualify in the entrance test conducted by University

Course duration: 2 years
Address: 5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim – 737102
Contact number: 91-0820-4297000

3. Indira Gandhi National Open University:


IGNOU is the largest Open University in India that offers best distance learning education for the students with best quality. IGNOU Distance MBA is recognized by AICTE and the UGC and unlike other universities it offers best features that include providing the course materials in the form of print format as well as audio visual material and even they are telecasted on DD1channel. It conducts admissions through counseling sessions as per the schedule mentioned before. Open Mat exam is conducted twice every year in the months of February and August. Those who wish to write the exam can apply online and Hall tickets will be received at least 10 days prior to exam.

Eligibility: 1. Graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% of aggregate (45% for the reserved category). 2. Clearance of OPENMAT Examination Conducted by IGNOU

Course duration: 2years
Address: Maidan Garhi, IGNOU Road, New Delhi, Delhi -110068
Contact number: 011 2957 1000

2. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies:


NMIMS offer school for continuing education programme for the students with best quality education. It offers electives like business management, marketing management, financial management, HR management, banaking and finanace, along with supply chain management. It includes 4 modules with different subjects every year and holds best faculty to guide the students in subject related matters. It provides best course materials for the students and access study centers to clarify the doubts. Exams are conducted for every 6 months and the students should are promoted to the ongoing module based on the qualification in the respective exams as per the university rule.

Course duration: 2 years.
Address: V. L. Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai – 400056, Maharashtra, INDIA.
Contact number: +91 22 4235 5555/ +91 22 2613 4577/ +91 22 2618 3688

1.Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura:


ICFAI is one of the leading group of educational  institutions in India that holds group of colleges under it. It aims to offer the best quality education in Business Management, Technology and Law. It offers distance learning program for the students in different aspects of management. University MBA program has 20 subjects divided into 4 semesters of 5 subjects each. University provides a detailed study plan and related books for the self study. Students have feasibility to attend the classes and workshops on an optional basis. CBT Exams will be conducted as per the schedule in Computer based test format and certify them based on the performance in the test. Exams are conducted 4 times in a year in the months of January, April, July and October and students should not have more than 1 backlog to attend the next module. For successful completion of a subject, students will be required to secure at least ‘C’ grade and incase of securing ‘D’ or ‘E’ grade in any subject they are required to reappear the exam for that subject.

Minimum Qualification: Graduation in any discipline.
Course duration: 2 years.
Address: Kamalghat, Sadar, West Tripura – 799210, India.
Contact number: 0381 – 2865752/55